Camps, Festivals and Competitions

Augustana hosts several annual events on campus that promote the arts:

  • Augustana Band Festival — Each November, students from high schools in four states participate in workshops and rehearsals for three days prior to a Grand Finale Concert. The 60th Annual Festival is November 10-11. 2017.

  • The Augustana High School Art Invitational Exhibition — Open to area high school artists, recommended by their teachers. The 2017 Invitational runs January 9 - February 3.

  • The Lee Piano Festival — Scheduled for February 2-4, 2017 with guest artist Alfred Mouledous, the festival celebrates all things piano and awards scholarships to incoming students.

  • Jazz on the Upper Great Plains Festival — Up to 50 high school bands from throughout the region participate in this annual March festival, held March 6-7, 2017. Registration is now open here.
  • Summer Music Camp is set for June 5-10, 2017.  You'll find the finest in musical instruction, performance opportunities, and FUN for six days.